One more reason to be glad you chose FM over IM...

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  1. Blue Dog

    Blue Dog Avec caféine. SDN Advisor 10+ Year Member

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    The American College of Physicians no longer supports Internal Medicine as a specialty (or so says this guy): http://doctorrw.blogspot.com/2007/02/american-college-of-physicians-no.html

    I suppose if the public expects you to act like a family physician, it only makes sense to train as one. ;)
     
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  3. lowbudget

    lowbudget Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    Wow. Those things are part of our basic bread-and-butter training. I didn't realize that it was so frustratingly foreign to them.
     
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    YouDontKnowJack I no something you don't 5+ Year Member

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    so, the people who don't go on to fellowships will have a hard time.
     
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    Faebinder Slow Wave Smurf 7+ Year Member

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    I think this is a case of finally calling a spade... a spade.

    There is nothing that IM covers that there is not a specialty for (Intensive Care, Pulmonology, Cardiology... etc etc etc) so how can you call them a specialty.
     
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    Faebinder Slow Wave Smurf 7+ Year Member

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    Why? They can be hospitalists... it's not that bad... they knew what they were signing up for.
     

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